Humulene is one of the primary terpenes found in cannabis as well as in hops. It is also known as alpha-caryophyllene and has a complex fragrance that resembles an assortment of herbs and spices. It also carries some subtle earthy and woody notes.
Humulene’s Effects & Medical Benefits
Humulene has natural anti-inflammatory properties with rapid onset and relatively good absorption, with both oral and topical administration. Uncharacteristic to typical cannabis effects, it is also an appetite suppressant and is being explored further for weight loss treatment applications. Humulene is also noted for having antibacterial and analgesic properties with various studies supporting these findings.